From Needs Assessment to Action

From Needs Assessment to Action Transforming Needs into Solution Strategies

Needs Assessment

© 1999 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Going beyond the simple process of assessing needs to the implementation of solutions for resolving them, this sequel to the best seller, From Needs Assessment to Action shows you how the results of needs assessments can be transformed into action plans for an organization and the procedures for facilitating that change. Unique to this book is a detailed glossary of needs assessment terms. Through the use of real world examples drawn from various fields, the book provides in-depth procedures for:

- Analyzing and combining different types of data collected in the needs assessment process

- Prioritizing needs

- Selecting solution strategies

- Designing and implementing solution strategies

- Examining major multiple-method needs assessment studies

The Need
The Need
The Three Phases of Needs Assessment
A Closer Look  
Data Related Issues and Survey Methods
Obtaining Needs Assessment Data In Other Ways and Putting the Data Puzzle Together
Setting Needs-Based Priorities
From Needs to Solution Strategies
Designing Needs-Based Action Plans
Multiple (Mixed) Methods Needs Assessments
Closing Thoughts

"A major contribution to the literature of the field. It deals with areas that are not covered in any other book I know of, and does so well." 

Nick Eastmond
Utah State University

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ISBN: 9780761909323